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I'm liz and i'm new here. I have had two lots of 24hr bp monitoring and the latest average at home was 100/88 when I go to the gp or hospital it goes up today the lowest after being on medication for three weeks perindopil 2.5mg was 158/108 so Ive been changed to felodipine 2.5mg . Can anyone tell me why it goes high in clinical surroundings.

Desparate

Liz

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Hi Liz, there is a condition called White Coat Syndrome. White coat hypertension, more commonly known as white coat syndrome, is a phenomenon in which patients exhibit a blood pressure level above the normal range, in a clinical setting, though they don't exhibit it in other settings. I don't know why it happens!

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lis sometimes this happens when your out of your daily surroundings including myself it goes back to child hood fears of doctors injections etc etc do breathing exercises

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100/88 bp is good..yes i agree with other posts here it's called "white coat syndrome"

I get nervous going to Hospitals or seeing DR.s ...I can go up 10-20- points in my bp reading in a second..and within minutes go back down.

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Dr.s frown upon pb being over 120/80....they put fear in us because we are over their numbers..hence is why in their presence numbers go up. Dr.s certainly don't make us feel relaxed.

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White coat syndrome - mine was 200/108 😱 now 148/87 on meds 10g

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I had two check ups this week,one at my GP and the other later in the week at the nurse clinic had been prearranged,Monday 142/85 and Wed 159/89 and my home monitor,just purchased ,142/79 so confusing, on meds for the BP ,confused with the various readings,I have lost some weight and cut back on coffee etc.

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Hi. May be due to digital and manual device. At home digital meter shows low reading but doctors manual bp machine shows high reading.

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